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What is the thickness of luxury vinyl plank flooring?
Luxury vinyl planks and luxury vinyl tiles start with a thickness of 5mm and top out around 8mm. A few companies produce 4mm and 4.5mm tiles whereas the plank format of luxury vinyl tends to be thicker. With that in mind, we found most budget to mid-range lines are in the 5mm to 6.5mm range. Premium luxury vinyl plank collections are 8mm thick.
What is LifeProof vinyl flooring?
What is LifeProof Vinyl Flooring? Lifeproof vinyl plank flooring is a budget friendly, waterproof rigid core EVP (engineered vinyl plank), sold exclusively at Home Depot for between $2.69 and $3.99 per sq.ft.
How thick is the wear layer on vinyl flooring?
The thickness of this layer is measured in mils, with 1 mil equal to one-thousandth of an inch (about 40 mils equals 1 millimeter). The thicker the wear layer, the more durable and long-lasting the tile or plank. Most residential vinyl wear layers range from 8 to 12 mils thick.
Does vinyl plank flooring have a shorter life span?
A vinyl plank with a higher overall thickness (mm) rating and a thin wear layer may end up having a shorter life span because it is only minimally protected against wear and tear.